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Department of Environmental Health

Education and Research Center (ERC)

The Research Study

The University of Cincinnati partnered with three communities in Eastern Ohio to address the community-driven question: Does air pollution affect our children’s health?

The goal of the study was to understand the effects of air pollution on children’s health.

The study recruited children ages 7-9 in Washington and Guernsey Counties in Ohio and Wood County in West Virginia during 2008-2013. The study was also expanded to include children in Columbiana County, Ohio, Hancock County, West Virginia, and Beaver County Pennsylvania. The mother of the child must have resided in the community while pregnant with the child.